W.E. Mowrey Refining

Manufacturing and Refining since 1899

Refiners of Gold, Silver, Platinum, and Palladium


Why sell to W.E. Mowrey?


As a precious metal refiner who will buy directly from the public and professionals, our customers are able to cut out the middleman to get the best value for their gold. W.E. Mowrey has the expertise and equipment to identify any type of precious metal.


How to sell gold and silver:












Mail in service

**Warning** Avoid risk of loss with dental crowns

1. Use Mowrey Tyvec mailer (strongest mailer) and coin envelope.   If you don't have a tyvec mailer a padded envelope or box.

2. Please wrap scrap carefully in tissue and tape.  The sharp edges of the crown can punch through the tyvec envelope. 

3. "Hand cancel" the only way to ensure "hand Cancel" is to hand to teller and tell them.

4. Include name and return address.



Visit our storefront

Stop in at our business between 8:00 and 4:30, Monday through Friday.  We have an open counter where one of our employees can you identify your gold and write you a check in minutes.

What we buy: 


From the Public:  

  • Gold, Silver, and Platinum Jewelry  
  • Gold and Silver Coins/Bullion 
  • Dental crowns
  • Gold Watches  
  • Dental gold  
  • Sterling Flatware 
  • Gold Fill 1/20, 1/10, and 1/5 
  • Gold plate (10 lbs. minimum)
  • Morgan and Peace dollars.
  • Silver US half dollars, quarters, and dimes.
  • War Nickels 1941-1945, 35% silver
  • Diamonds.
  • Silver plated flatware 10 lb minimum.


From Professionals:


Any scrap containing precious metal:


  • Grindings, filings, and polishings from jewelry manufacturing and dental laboratories.
  • Filters from dust collection containing gold
  • Silver recovered from photo processing  
  • Platinum thermocouple wire  
  • Platinum crucibles  
  • Carpets containing gold grindings  
  • Gold and Silver cathodes 
  • Electroplating scrap 
  • X-ray film
  • Vapor Deposition gold scrap.